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This is what an astronaut sees during an aborted spaceflight

This is what an astronaut sees during an aborted spaceflight

The VergeThe VergeSat 9:07pm 760Yesterday, SpaceX released footage of a May 6th pad abort test for its Crew Dragon spacecraft. The video is filmed from…

BlackBerry Laying Off Workers in Handset Unit

Re/codeRe/codeSat 11:23pm 573The company will cut an undisclosed number of workers as it seeks to make its shrinking phone business profitable.
With the future of government spying hanging in the balance, the Senate goes on vacation

With the future of government spying hanging in the balance, the Senate goes on vacation

VentureBeatVentureBeatSat 5:09pm 568When the going gets tough, the tough go fishing. That’s pretty much what the Senate did. A sort of showdown occurred…

Study: Science Still Seen As a Male Profession

SlashdotSlashdotSat 8:04pm 522sciencehabit sends news of a study published in the Journal of Educational Psychology which found that science is still…
The next Firefox OS devices will focus on quality, not cost

The next Firefox OS devices will focus on quality, not cost

EngadgetEngadget7:11am 370Outside of one or two exceptions, most Firefox OS devices have been aimed squarely at the budget crowd -- at folks who…

A Beautiful Mind Mathematician John F. Nash Jr. Dies

SlashdotSlashdot10:40am 346Rick Zeman writes: John F. Nash Jr. revolutionized the mathematical field of game theory and was given a mind that was…
Human gene sequencing gets an official yardstick

Human gene sequencing gets an official yardstick

EngadgetEngadget1:22am 329Gene sequencing, once a rare feat, is pretty common these days... but how do you know that your DNA data is up to snuff?…
Samsung is going into total meltdown (AAPL)

Samsung is going into total meltdown (AAPL)

Business InsiderBusiness InsiderSat 5:06pm 286Samsung is "placing the wrong bet" on the hardware of its latest flagship phone, and now its business is imploding,…

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25 Years Today - Windows 3.0

SlashdotSlashdotFri 11:10pm 581An anonymous reader writes: Windows 3.0 was launched on 22 May 1990 — I know, 'coz I was there as a SDE on the team. I…
How an 8-minute surgery could completely fix your poor eyesight

How an 8-minute surgery could completely fix your poor eyesight

BGRBGRFri 8:45pm 584One of the things technology will most likely fix at some point down the road is poor eyesight. And it might happen…

Hi! You've reached TeslaCrypt ransomware customer support. How may we fleece you?

The RegisterThe RegisterWed 6:22am 594Infosec bods tear into the belly of the beast The TeslaCrypt ransomware gang raked in $76,500 in around 10 weeks,…

Blizzard Bans 100,000 Cheaters In Massive "World of Warcraft" Ban Spree

SlashdotSlashdotMay 17, 2015, 11:01 pm 565MojoKid writes: Like many MMORPGs, World of Warcraft can be a grind. To sidestep the time commitment required to…

How Windows 10 Performs On a 12-inch MacBook

SlashdotSlashdotMay 17, 2015, 2:17 am 602An anonymous reader writes: As Microsoft prepares for the launch of Windows 10, review sites have been performing all…

GCHQ Officials Given Immunity From Hacking Charges

SlashdotSlashdotMay 16, 2015, 11:10 pm 759An anonymous reader writes with news that members of British intelligence agency GCHQ have been granted immunity from…
Luxury brands sue Chinese online shopping giant for allowing fakes

Luxury brands sue Chinese online shopping giant for allowing fakes

EngadgetEngadgetMay 16, 2015, 9:00 pm 953It's no secret that luxury designers see Chinese online stores as a haven for fake goods, but they're now taking…
Cubes of fruits, vegetables, and meats will make you see food in a new light

Cubes of fruits, vegetables, and meats will make you see food in a new light

The VergeThe VergeMay 16, 2015, 8:22 pm 580The foods we eat come in all shapes and sizes, but something beautiful happens if you cut it all down to size —…